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Sou Fujimoto, Kengo Kuma and more propose future houses in House Vision exhibition

Japanese architects including Sou Fujimoto, Atelier Bow-Wow, Kengo Kuma and Shigeru Ban have all designed houses of the future for a Tokyo exhibition …

Architecture

Here's the Truth About Successful Relationships (That No One Ever Talks About)

Despite my… let’s call them <i>varied</i> experiences with dating, I have never had a conversation with my exes like the one I had with my girlfriend last …

Upgrade Your Kitchen: How to Choose New Countertops, Cabinets, and Floors

The kitchen is the heart of your home and the most important room for most homebuyers. It’s also the most stressful room to try to upgrade or …

Countertops

The definitive glossary of wine tasting terms

For those who identify with the latter, this glossary of wine tasting terms will get your vocabulary off to a roaring start. The list is a group effort by some of our favorite sommeliers and winemakers, all of whom are photographed below, plus Business Insider's own Matthew DeBord, author of "Wine …

This Free App Puts Wine Snobbery At Your Fingertips

Have to pick up a bottle of wine to bring to your next networking event? Have an upcoming dinner with investors you want to impress? Hello Vino is a free app that can help you pick the perfect bottle.<p><b>Disrupting The Wine Distribution System</b><p>In order to understand how Hello Vino is disrupting the wine …

A Million Gamers Help The Wild 'TwitchPlaysPokemon' Experiment Triumph

After 16 days, 7 hours, 45 minutes and 30 minutes of continuous play, the collaborative gaming experiment known as TwitchPlaysPokemon came to an end early on the morning of March 1st, when an upstart Pokémon master defeated the Elite Four and his rival to become Kanto’s newest champion.<p>The online …

10 Types Of Drunks Your Girlfriends Become On A Night Out

By Stephanie Harris,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1mD4BWw<p>Friday night some female friends and I decided to catch a show at Lincoln Hall. The night …

11 Things You Didn't Know About Costco

Is it truly the "anti-Walmart?"<p>Often much less maligned than its retail warehouse counterparts, Costco has developed a sort of cult following among thrifty shoppers and supporters of workers' rights alike. But if you're one of these wholesale superfans, how much do you truly know about the …

Siri co-creator: 'don't hold your breath' for the AI in 'Her'

Only a few people are truly qualified to evaluate the technological merits of Samantha, Joaquin Phoenix's A.I. co-star in Spike Jonze's film <i>Her.</i> One of these people is most certainly Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Siri. In an op-ed for <i>Variety</i>, he asks "Can Siri catch up?"<p>"Maybe," he says, "but don't …

Your LinkedIn password is now art

Last year's LinkedIn password hack shook the business-oriented social network to its core. Millions of usernames and passwords were published online in one of the largest security breaches ever. But where LinkedIn saw a PR nightmare and users saw a security concern, conceptual artist Aram Bartholl …

5 Mid-Week DIYs + Printables

2 Comments<p>Nothing like a few good DIYs to get you through midweek! A little mini round-up and Happy Wednesday!<p><b>1. Make a Shelf</b><br>A lovely idea by …

Finance – Economy | Trends & News

03 Jul<p>What’s your comprehension of the phrase “commercial litigation?” A well-educated commercial lawyer will tell you this is a legal phrase that …

Busy Girls — Here's How to Cut Your Work-Out Time in Half!

<i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own heart. So, each week, the</i> …

Exercise

Miso Ramen With Crispy Pork and Burnt Garlic-Sesame Oil Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Miso Ramen With Crispy Shredded Pork and Burnt Garlic Sesame Oil</b><p>Ingredients3 pounds pig trotters, split lengthwise or cut crosswise into 1-inch disks (as your butcher to do this for you)2 pounds chicken backs and carcasses, skin and excess fat removed2 tablespoons vegetable …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of neural activity in the human brain, and the numbers are …

Hillary Clinton's Michael Kors Award Further Cements Her Fashion World Prominence

Hillary Clinton and the fashion world go together like peanut butter and... well, not <i>jelly</i>, but a more unconventional condiment that works well in the metaphorical sandwich. Want proof? Michael Kors has chosen the politician as the first recipient of his award for Outstanding Community …

Can An iPad App Help Solve The Literacy Problem?

<i>Learn With Homer</i> is a new app that provides a comprehensive contextualized literacy curriculum that kids can use at home on the iPad.<p>The app is created by Stephanie Dua, a well-known education reformer who led the effort to improve understanding of the intent and implementation of the Common Core …

CityMaps Launches Official iOS App That Aims To Make Mapping Social

CityMaps, a mapping startup that picked up $2.5 million last year to offer “social mapping,” has been down a long and winding road. Founded in 2012 by an urban planner and a former financial product manager, the company began by mapping New York and adding SoLoMo tags to various locations based on …

Pinterest Now Sends Alerts When Price Drops on Pinned Items

Instead of viewing Pinterest as a site to collect more stuff you want but just can't afford, you might start to think of it as a place to help you …

Here’s What Brick-And-Mortar Stores See When They Track You

Retailers are already able to track your movements and activities in the physical world like websites do on the Internet. Is that creepy? Decide for yourself.<p>In its guidelines for facial recognition technologies, the Federal Trade Commission paints a rather terrifying picture.<p>“Consider the example …

Crown And Caliber Brings The Watch Swap Meet Into The 21st Century

Selling watches online, if you’re the kind who does such a thing, is a business fraught with peril. Do you trust Craigslist where the purchaser could be a scammer? Or do you trust eBay where the purchaser is most definitely a scammer? Even the watch forums, rarified as they are, usually result in …

Threadflip Adds Personalized News Feed So You Can Follow Any Seller

Threadflip, a fashion marketplace for women, has evolved. With version 2.0, the company says it is adding on a more personalized layer (read: News Feed) that lets its users find clothing and accessories relevant to them. This new experience extends to those using the service on the Web and mobile …